Quinte, On. real estate agent: Sometimes You're Just Not Cut Out For A Certain Job

Sometimes You're Just Not Cut Out For A Certain Job

Sometimes life can have a very cruel way of telling us that there are certain jobs that we are just not cut out for. I can think of a few that I'm not terribly good at. Fortunately for me, Real Estate is a very big umbrella, and there are a few disciplines in real estate that I'm well suited to. The day that someone clobbers me with a chair is the day that I'll have to rethink my strategy.

Comment balloon 10 commentsMalcolm Johnston • December 10 2010 02:17PM

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Malcolm... I, too, love real estate, but have found that in the last twenty years the "job" has morphed from a job to a profession to a business... and more is expected from us now...
Posted by Chris Smith, South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta (Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage) over 7 years ago

Malcolm, how did you get a video of my husband on the phone in France LOL.

Posted by Janice Ankrett, Staging Professional (Janice Ankrett Home Staging) over 7 years ago

I can think of so many jobs that I’m not cut out for. Anything mechanical immediately comes to mind!

Posted by Jim Frimmer, Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist (HomeSmart Realty West) over 7 years ago

Oh my, Malcolm even the baby knew that was just oh so wrong....

Posted by Al & Peggy Cunningham, Brokers, Our Family Wants To Help Your Family! (RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage) over 7 years ago

More Sage advice from my northern friend.  I have just put down my harpsicord and will no longer be performing in public.  Now are you planning to buy or sell your home in the next 30 to 60 days?

Posted by Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you. (YourStories Realty Group) over 7 years ago

Chris, it does seem as if quite a lot is expected, and we do have to be knowledgeable about many things.

Janice, LOL, your husband is a bit of a brute.

Jim, you too? I'm not terribly mechanically inclined myself.

Al and Peggy, Haha, the baby looked a little shocked too.

Larry, A harpsichord? Maybe you could compose musical listings in the Baroque style.

Posted by Malcolm Johnston, Trenton Real Estate (Century 21 Lanthorn Real Estate LTD., Trenton, Ontario) over 7 years ago

LOLOL!! that is hilarious, I was not expecting that reaction from that guy...hahaha, I love those types of videos haha :) thanks for the laugh, hope the French singer is ok :)

Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) over 7 years ago

Malcolm, my hubby wouldn't go quite that far LOL! but he would share the same opinion of the singer ;).

Posted by Janice Ankrett, Staging Professional (Janice Ankrett Home Staging) over 7 years ago

Laura, haha, I'm a sucker for those types of videos too.  While I personally don't condone violence against untalented French buskers, I can see how others might think it's appropriate at times.

Janice, I think everybody shared the same opinion of the singer it just took one special person to do something about it.

John, that indeed was a very effective way of making a point.  I'm not sure the point would be worth an assault charge though.  Maybe it's legal in France though.

Posted by Malcolm Johnston, Trenton Real Estate (Century 21 Lanthorn Real Estate LTD., Trenton, Ontario) over 7 years ago

Perhaps the guy with the phone should have moved to a new location--however direct confrontation is obviously more his style--bullying is another name for it.  I'm with you, violence is not the solution.

Posted by Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A. (Charlemagne International Properties) over 7 years ago

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